15001 County Road 20
   Lake City, CO 81235
  Property Features
Type:   Single Family
Offered At:   $575,000.00
Bathrooms:   1
Living Area:   936 sq. ft.
Lot Size:   5.0 acres
MLS Number:   37825
  "Thoreau's Cabin" is "One of a Kind"

As Seen on

Discovery Network's "Destination America"

"Buying Log Cabins"



2012 Buyers Guide

"One Of A Kind Property"

"Thoreau's Cabin"

Roughing It In Style

FULLY FURNISHED log cabin located along the national "Alpine Loop Scenic Byway".  Great location for hunting, fishing, climbing, hiking, mountain biking, 4x4ing or just relaxing.  Spectacular setting in the rugged San Juan Range of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.  Dramatic Mountain views in every direction; cabin is surrounded by 13,000 foot mountain peaks.

Access via Lake City and Hinsdale County Road (CR20), seasonally maintained.  Other access to cabin from Silverton, Ouray or Telluride via 4 x 4 backcountry roads.  Cabin is located on five private acres at 11,450 foot elevation in Hinsdale County, Colorado.  Cabin borders the 102,000 acre nationally designated "Uncompahgre Wilderness" area.

Henson Creek runs through the property with views of multiple scenic waterfalls.  150 foot long suspension bridge over Henson Creek provides access to cabin via private parking area.  Cabin sleeps eight with three queen-sized beds and a queen-sized sleeper sofa.  Main level of Cabin provides large open area, which includes kitchen, dining room, family room, master bedroom, bathroom with hot shower and large storage closets.  Upper loft includes two queen-sized beds, ceiling fan and great mountain views through large windows.

The deep well provides drinking water through a triple filtration system, toilet is on septic system.  Solar panels generate electricity and two buried 1,000 gallon capacity propane tanks included.  Propane gas provides energy for the hot water heater, stove, oven and refrigerator.  Backup gasoline generator is included for emergency power supply.  Underground exterior sprinkler system with gasoline-powered water transfer pump included.  Wood burning stove provides warmth and comfort.

Flagstone decks and walkways, built-in propane grill, picnic table, and log patio deck furniture included.  Two flagstone covered porches and open log covered carport / patio for entertaining or relaxing.  TV-VCR, stereo, CD sound system.

Cabin was professionally built in 1994-95 with massive full-round log construction up to 20 " diameter.  Lodge style interior with beautiful pine tongue and groove vaulted ceiling.  Exterior square footage is approximately 1,316 including the log covered carport / patio.


Property Highlights

Top Quality Log Construction
Unbelievable Location
150' Suspension Bridge
Borders Wilderness Area
Multiple Scenic Waterfalls
Fantastic Views
Fully Furnished
Sleeps Eight
Ready to Move In
Off the Grid (Solar Power)

Dave Roberts
(970) 944-7777 (office)
(970) 209-3352 (cell)


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